balanus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βάλανος (bálanos).

Noun[edit]

balanus f (genitive balanī); second declension

  1. an acorn
  2. a fruit or other object similar in form to an acorn:
    1. a chestnut
    2. the ben-nut (Moringa)
    3. a date
    4. a suppository
    5. a species of shellfish

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative balanus balanī
genitive balanī balanōrum
dative balanō balanīs
accusative balanum balanōs
ablative balanō balanīs
vocative balane balanī

References[edit]

balanus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879